China International Import Expo

2018-07-27 19:35 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged for free trade to be embraced and warned against seclusion, confrontation and monopoly in his keynote speech at the opening of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, which comes at a pivotal moment for global commerce.

2018-11-05 12:17 GMT+8

Prospective deals reached 57.8 billion US dollars as the first ever China International Import Expo (CIIE) concluded in Shanghai on Saturday, said Sun Chenghai, deputy director of the CIIE Bureau. 

2018-11-10 17:41 GMT+8

The China International Import Expo (CIIE) generates greater demand for financial services as it facilitates transactions between exhibitors and buyers. The higher level of demand is thought by many observers an indication that China is increasing its drive to liberalize its financial sector.

2018-11-08 18:51 GMT+8

Several African countries are taking part in the China International Import Expo (CIIE), with over 190 large and small enterprises in attendance. It would be a mistake, however, to think that their presence was just to sell tangible goods, and little else. 

2018-11-10 15:56 GMT+8

Shanghai, the hosting city of the ongoing China International Import Expo (CIIE), is embracing visitors and attendees from around the world.

2018-11-06 11:54 GMT+8

More than 3,000 enterprises from over 130 countries and regions participated in the first ever China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai earlier this month. Nearly 60 billion US dollars worth of deals were agreed at the six-day event, with many countries calling the event a great platform to strengthen international trade and cooperation.  

2018-11-17 22:35 GMT+8

Simulation programs on display at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai are allowing visitors to experience different modes of transport from the driver's seat. 

2018-11-10 23:09 GMT+8

Slicing flying cubes with invisible swords, boating along a virtual river and dancing to a screen like there's no tomorrow. 

2018-11-10 23:05 GMT+8

A bullet-time shooting studio was set up at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in east China's Shanghai. This new photographic experience, that offered a 360-degree view of the object being shot, was brought by 80 sets of RX0, Sony's latest action camera. As a leading electronics company, Sony took the opportunity to showcase its technological breakthroughs in China during the CIIE.

2018-11-10 19:11 GMT+8

In Chocolat, Vianne Rocher arrives in a sleepy French village to open a chocolaterie, awakening the senses of the self-denying community and leading it to a world of sweet indulgence. The 1999 novel by British author Joanne Harris might as well have been about Julia Zotter's adventures in China.

2018-11-10 17:40 GMT+8

“The Chinese market deserves the best, so that's why we're here.” 

2018-11-10 15:03 GMT+8

Five Chinese companies led by China Communications Construction signed deals of 4.65 billion yuan (669 million US dollars) with 13 foreign partners during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) which will conclude on Saturday.

2018-11-09 22:54 GMT+8

How does Lego embrace the China International Import Expo (CIIE)?  With Lego bricks of course, or 110,000 bricks to be precise, that's how many it took to create the colorful mosaic at the Lego booth entrance, featuring Jinbao, the expo's panda mascot.

2018-11-08 14:50 GMT+8

One of the world's largest and fastest growing tech companies penned an agreement with one of the oldest and most respected names in accounting on Tuesday at the China International Import Expo, as China's Alibaba Cloud signed a memorandum of understanding with the UK's ACCA.

2018-11-06 22:48 GMT+8

The CIIE has provided companies around the world with a chance to explore the Chinese market, and among the countries participating, 58 are members of the Belt and Road Initiative, and 38 are among the world's least developed countries. 

2018-11-10 14:37 GMT+8

‍The ongoing China International Import Expo (CIIE) means incredible opportunity for companies to display their products, technologies and brand images, according to CIIE attendees.

2018-11-09 20:51 GMT+8

Chinese consumers, particularly the younger ones, are more likely to opt for domestic brands over their international competitors even in product sectors where the latter had an edge some years ago, according to latest survey and trends, giving a fresh push to the Made in China phenomenon.

2018-11-09 18:11 GMT+8

From cold cuts and ice cream to ceviche and steaks, it's a feast at the China International Import Expo! But how do organizers ensure quality is being served?

2018-11-09 14:14 GMT+8

It may take a car with a pair of foldable wings to impress Chinese consumers nowadays. At least one carmaker taking part in the China International Import Expo has not only realized this car of the future, but also acted on it. Hit the video and check out the vehicle that's destined for the sky, and some of the new models landing in the world's biggest and most lucrative auto market.

2018-11-09 12:01 GMT+8

Freshly cooked steak, milk tea, all flavors of tasty ice cream, sliced Spanish ham, and a flowing chocolate fountain. These are some of the delicious delights that exhibitors at the China International Import Expo’s Food and Agricultural Products pavilion are offering to visitors, buyers and media in Shanghai. 

2018-11-08 22:54 GMT+8

Panama has more to offer the world than its famous canal, financial services and hats, with President Juan Carlos Varela highlighting the importance of ties with Beijing during a speech at the China International Import Expo on Thursday.

2018-11-08 23:36 GMT+8

Football may have been “coming home” for England fans this summer, but the Premier League is going global at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, with several deals announced Wednesday to support China's football reform agenda.

2018-11-08 22:33 GMT+8

China and the UK have furthered their cooperation at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE), signing 105-million-US-dollar worth of deals in the life science, education and creative sectors, according to Tony Clemson, the British deputy consul general in Shanghai.

2018-11-08 21:51 GMT+8

In this age of e-commerce, buying online is the norm. However, many customers are missing out by avoiding the physical shopping experience.

2018-11-08 14:57 GMT+8

Deeper pockets and a new sense of spiritual fulfillment are fueling lifestyle changes among Chinese people – a transition that is music to the ears of instrument manufacturers.

2018-11-07 11:32 GMT+8

Sparkly, glittering and intricate. The jewels Gènavant is displaying at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) are commanding a curious crowd, but they're not meant to embellish ears or droop from necks. The gemstones adorn made-to-order shoes envisioned and executed by footwear extraordinaire Jimmy Choo and his protégé, third-generation jewelry designer Reggie Hung.

2018-11-06 10:00 GMT+8

The burgeoning middle class in China has contributed to the rocketing performance in wine consumption, which means huge opportunities for Australian wine brands and businesses, according to Geoff Raby, former Australian ambassador to China.

2018-11-07 23:05 GMT+8

China is expected to triple the mobile payment transactions in 2021 and hit 790 trillion yuan (113 trillion US dollars), according to the market research firm Research and Markets. Mobile payment transactions rose to 295 trillion yuan (42 trillion US dollars) last year, up 41 percent from 2016. 

2018-11-07 21:45 GMT+8

Even in Shanghai, when Kentucky's governor arrives at a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant – he is greeted like an old friend. Governor Matt Bevin wants to see the future of food retail.

2018-11-07 18:14 GMT+8

China is no longer a copycat of world and innovation stories.  Now, a Brazilian company has been influenced by China's new businesses, according to Ricardo Geromel, the chief executive officer (CEO) of a media tech company StartSe China.

2018-11-07 18:16 GMT+8

Personalization, experience, diversification, quality, health, and intelligent consumption will become the general trends of online consumption in China, Qian Fanglian, head of the e-Commerce and Information Technology department of China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), said on Wednesday.

2018-11-07 16:36 GMT+8

As Chinese consumers buy more and more products online, an increasing number of shoppers want to try foreign brands. China plans to import over 40 trillion US dollars worth of goods and services in the next 15 years, and foreign brands are capitalizing on the opportunity.

2018-11-06 23:01 GMT+8

The China International Import Expo (CIIE) has been a chance to showcase “the best of what the United Kingdom has to offer,” Britain's Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox said Tuesday, while calling for reform of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and speaking out against protectionism.

2018-11-06 22:22 GMT+8

China has embraced the world, Chinese President Xi Jinping said in his keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the China International Import Expo (CIIE). But economic globalization faces headwinds, and multilateralism and free trade are under threat. 

2018-11-06 22:08 GMT+8

A global cultural carnival, with sweet wines that please your tongue and technology to dazzle your eyes, will round out the very first China International Import Exposition with music originating from the five continents in a show capable of blowing the roof off Shanghai's National Exhibition Center.

2018-11-06 19:18 GMT+8

High-tech robotic arms are on display at the Intelligent and High-End Equipment Pavilion at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE). 

2018-11-06 18:26 GMT+8

China will continue to support trade liberalization and economic globalization, actively open its market to the world, Xian Guoyi, the head of the service trade department of China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said on Tuesday.

2018-11-06 13:59 GMT+8

The first China International Import Expo kicks off on November 5 in Shanghai. It is also China's first national-level import exclusive expo. Over 3,000 enterprises from more than 130 countries and regions took part in the event.

2018-11-06 12:14 GMT+8

Small and medium enterprises across China and the ASEAN region are set to benefit from the launch of a new English language version of the Smart FTAX System, a key tool in regional trade facilitation.

2018-11-05 23:14 GMT+8

China firmly supports the WTO (World Trade Organization), and is prepared to join hands with other members to bring about a more productive and effective WTO, Wang Shouwen, Vice Minister of Commerce of China and deputy China international trade representative said on Monday.

2018-11-05 22:24 GMT+8

From pandas and dragons to minions, nothing is too hard for this paper-cutting master at the media center of the China International Import Expo (CIIE).

2018-11-05 21:03 GMT+8

2018-11-10 14:03 GMT+8

‍Globalization is a phenomenon that can be neatly symbolized by certain products, materials and goods.

2018-11-04 08:06 GMT+8

Siri doesn't like to talk about her lineage. Ask her where she's from, and she'll avoid a clear answer. Like it says on the box... I was designed by Apple in California, she'll say. The packaging adds another information nugget: Assembled in China – yet that's only half of the story.

2018-11-03 10:57 GMT+8

Did you know that the story of globalization and economic cooperation can start with just one single cotton ball?

2018-11-02 10:23 GMT+8

Among all the goods imported in 2017, machinery and transport equipment made up 734.9 billion US dollars, accounting for 40 percent, followed by crude materials (inedible, except fuels) worth 260.2 billion US dollars, and mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials worth 247.8 billion US dollars.

2018-10-31 11:39 GMT+8

China's imports of both goods and services have maintained steady growth over the last decade, despite some minor fluctuations in the goods sector. 

2018-10-29 10:46 GMT+8

‍‍More than half of China's total imports in 2017 came from elsewhere in Asia. European trade partners constituted 17.8 percent of the imports to China, while 9.5 percent came from North America, with a relatively small percentage of Chinese imports taken by Latin America, Oceania and Africa.

2018-10-30 11:42 GMT+8

The first China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be held in Shanghai from November 5 to 10. The Expo is part of China's continuing measures of opening-up in support of free trade and economic globalization.

2018-10-05 21:58 GMT+8

The owner of eight jewelry stores, Ugur Arzogullari is one of the many foreign-born businessmen who has found success in China. Born in Turkey, Arzogullari has lived in Shanghai since 2007, and been in China for 11 years total. 

2018-11-04 19:56 GMT+8

Being more elegant can never be a bad thing. It can only be good.

2018-11-02 19:58 GMT+8

This is a story of a 29-year-old Italian starting his own international consulting business and found his love in Shanghai.

2018-11-01 19:29 GMT+8

Bjoern Alexander always wanted to be an artist. His parents' opposition, for years, left a bitter aftertaste in his mouth, until he discovered his true calling in life – cooking. Now, 22 years after putting the apron on, the German native is trying to reconcile his appetite for arts with his passion for the kitchen in Shanghai.

2018-11-03 21:32 GMT+8

As a city that experienced Western industrialization firsthand, Shanghai has many old abandoned factories. 

2018-11-01 23:10 GMT+8

‍The City God Temple of Shanghai, also known as Chenghuang Miao in Chinese, is a famous place of interest and historical view of Shanghai, which located in Yu Garden, Huangpu district, the most prosperous urban area in Shanghai.

2018-11-01 19:18 GMT+8

Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom was a slogan extremely popular 60 years ago when differing views and solutions to national policy were encouraged and discussed in China. It is no surprise that in this environment, the first-ever China import and export expo, long known as the Canton Fair, was held for the very first time. Even today, it is still regarded as a crucial window for China to the rest of the world.

2018-11-05 08:13 GMT+8

The first China International Import Expo starts to count down as it opens tomorrow with Chinese President Xi Jinping delivering remarks at the opening ceremony. Over 1,000 companies from 58 Belt and Road (BRI) countries will participate in the event to seek ways to achieve a more open and inclusive vision of world trade.

2018-11-04 16:39 GMT+8

Editor's note: Einar Tangen is a current affairs commentator. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-11-03 12:56 GMT+8

China International Import Expo (CIIE), which kicked off on November 5 in Shanghai with the theme of New Era, Shared Future, wrapped up on Friday with great success. It was the first-ever national trade fair focused on imports.

2018-11-10 23:10 GMT+8

Editor's note: The following article is an editorial piece first published by China Plus on November 10, 2018.

2018-11-11 11:11 GMT+8

Editor's note: Guan Zhaoyu is an associate research fellow of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-11 18:48 GMT+8

Editor's note: Kassem Tofailli is the president of the Arab Chinese Cooperation and Development Association (ACCDA). The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-18 14:28 GMT+8

Editor's note: Chen Jiahe is the chief strategist at Cinda Securities. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-10 16:37 GMT+8

Editor's note: Chen Jiahe is the chief strategist at Cinda Securities. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-09 15:11 GMT+8

Editor's note: Chen Lifen is the deputy director at Service Industry Research Office, Circulation Industry Promotion Center, Ministry of Commerce of China. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-11-09 22:39 GMT+8

The inaugural import-themed fair, China International Import Expo (CIIE) came at a time when the twin threats of protectionism and unilateralism are putting a damper on global growth. On the sidelines of the CIIE, CGTN's Tian Wei sat down with former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, who spoke about what Europe should do to adjust to the changing world and what really describes a good deal.

2018-11-09 20:56 GMT+8

Editor's note: He Weiwen is a senior fellow at the Center for China and Globalization and a former economic and commercial counselor of the Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco and New York. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-09 11:50 GMT+8

Argentina is rethinking its closed economy, beefing up ideas for exporting more food products in the competitive Chinese markets and streamlining its export structure, said Diego Ramiro Guelar, Argentine Ambassador to China.

2018-11-08 22:47 GMT+8

Editor's note: Hisham El-Zimaity is secretary-general of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, non-resident senior fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies under Renmin University of China, and former assistant foreign minister of Egypt. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-08 21:31 GMT+8

Editor's note: Moaaz Awan is a keen China observer and a researcher at Tianjin University. His research interests include the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Belt and Road Initiative and Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-08 17:53 GMT+8

Editor's note: Andy Mok is managing director of Red Pagoda Resources, which invests in and provides professional services to startups in China. He is also a former RAND Corp. researcher who focused on China's economic and technological development. The article reflects the author's opinion, not necessarily the view of CGTN.

2018-11-08 17:17 GMT+8

Editor's note: The following is an edited translation of a commentary from the Chinese-language Commentaries on International Affairs.

2018-11-08 14:21 GMT+8

Editor's note: Harvey Dzodin is a senior research fellow at the Center for China and Globalization, and a former legal adviser in the Carter administration. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-08 11:57 GMT+8

Editor's note: Huang Jianzhong is the Dean of the School of International Economics and Trade of Shanghai University of International Business and Economics. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-07 22:49 GMT+8

‍The China International Import Expo, or CIIE, is taking place in Shanghai, and has attracted 3,600 enterprises from more than 130 countries and regions.

2018-11-07 22:28 GMT+8

Editor's note: Liu Jianxi is an opinion editor with CGTN Digital. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-07 18:46 GMT+8

Editor's note: The following is an edited translation of a commentary from the Chinese-language Commentaries on International Affairs.

2018-11-07 17:40 GMT+8

Editor's note: Hisham AbuBakr Metwally is the first economic researcher at the Central Department for Export and Import Policy under the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Trade and Industry. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-07 14:31 GMT+8

Editor's note: The article is an edited translation of a commentary from the Chinese-language Commentaries on International Affairs and originally published on CRI.

2018-11-06 19:04 GMT+8

Editor's note: Kong Qingjiang is the dean of the School of International Law at the China University of Political Science and Law. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-06 18:08 GMT+8

Editor's note: Dr. John Gong is a research fellow at Charhar Institute and professor at the University of International Business and Economics. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-05 21:14 GMT+8

Editor's note: The article is based on an interview with Wang Yuzhu, a research fellow at Shanghai Institutes for International Studies. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-05 13:00 GMT+8

Editor's Note: Ding Heng is a reporter from CRI. The article was first published by China Plus on November 4, 2018. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-05 08:26 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed greater efforts in five areas to open the Chinese market further.

2018-11-06 16:21 GMT+8

Editor's note: Kong Qingjiang is the dean of the School of International Law under China University of Political Science and Law. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-04 16:37 GMT+8

Editor's note: Dong Yue is an international news editor based in Beijing. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-04 18:34 GMT+8

Editor's Note: This article is an edited translation, published by China Plus on November 1, 2018, of a commentary from the Chinese-language Commentaries on International Affairs.

2018-11-02 09:38 GMT+8

Editor's note: Guan Zhaoyu is an associate research fellow of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-11-01 23:08 GMT+8

Editor's note: Kong Qingjiang is the dean of the School of International Law under China University of Political Science and Law. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-06 08:58 GMT+8

Editor's note: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Sinologist (ex-diplomat), Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalization), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-11-03 15:07 GMT+8

Editor's note: Liu Chunsheng is an associate professor at the Beijing-based Central University of Finance and Economics and deputy dean of Blue Source Capital Research Institute. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-01 23:11 GMT+8

Editor's Note: Scott D. Williams is the Co-Founder and Executive Governor of The US-China Investment Council based in Shanghai, and Chairman of BMD Capital Partners. The article was first published by China Plus on November 2, 2018. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-03 21:03 GMT+8

Editor's Note: Cheng Dawei is a professor at the School of Economics at Renmin University of China. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-11-01 12:22 GMT+8

Final preparations are underway for the first ever China International Import Expo (CIIE). 

2018-10-29 18:39 GMT+8

Editor's Note: He Weiwen is a senior research fellow at the Center for China and Globalization. The article reflects the author's views, and not necessarily those of CGTN.

2018-10-31 13:18 GMT+8

Canada has made a lot of preparations for the upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE), as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been urging the cabinet to beef up cooperation efforts with China on trade and investment, and to improve overall bilateral relations, according to John McCallum, the Canadian Ambassador to China.

2018-11-03 18:53 GMT+8

Editor's note: Geng Nan is an associate research fellow at Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-10-30 19:52 GMT+8

Editor's note: With a doctoral degree in communications from the Communication University of China, Dr. Summer, the author, has been working in the field of international journalism for 30 years. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the view of CGTN.

2018-10-29 11:18 GMT+8

Editor's note: Shen Shiwei is a research fellow of the Charhar Institute and former government relations and business consultant for Chinese enterprises' overseas investments. The article reflects the author's views, and not necessarily those of CGTN.

2018-10-12 10:26 GMT+8

Editor's note: Chen Kangling is an assistant professor at China Institute, Fudan University. He served as a protocol officer at the Expo 2010 Shanghai China. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-10-25 10:47 GMT+8

Editor's note: Li Yong is a current affairs commentator and senior fellow at the China Association of International Trade. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-10-25 22:24 GMT+8

Brazil's coffee producing sector is looking to capture a greater share of the Chinese market by making a splash at China's upcoming import expo.

2018-09-23 10:10 GMT+8

China International Import Expo (CIIE) is seen as a great platform for South African wine merchants who are eager to increase their market share in China.

2018-10-20 14:49 GMT+8

World-renowned shoe designer Prof. Jimmy Choo Yeang Keat OBE presented its debut collection of jeweled shoes at London Fashion Week.

2018-09-19 13:14 GMT+8

Mexico runs on corn, and has done for millennia. 

2018-10-18 13:51 GMT+8

China is opening up for more foreign goods, and its first expo aimed at those who are interested in exporting to China is set for a big debut this autumn. The first China International Import Expo will be held in Shanghai from November 5, and thousands of companies interested from around the world are gearing up for it. 

2018-08-21 13:20 GMT+8

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2018-10-05 20:44 GMT+8

In the Trade in Services hall at the China International Import Expo (CIIE), a colossal blue and white ship looms over a sea of companies vying for attention from potential Chinese clients.

2018-11-07 23:19 GMT+8

As US mid-term elections determine the extent of partisanship politics next year, Fortune magazine editor-in-chief Clifton Leaf tells CGTN that American politics will continue to dominate business headlines in 2019. Other predictions include the rollout of AI applications and the taming of Big Tech.

2018-11-07 19:35 GMT+8

The China International Import Expo (CIIE) has been a “great opportunity to show the benefits of open policy,” as well as the “grass to glass” model of Fonterra, the company's Commercial Vice President in Greater China Paul Washer told CGTN on Tuesday.

2018-11-08 23:20 GMT+8

China is Hungary's third largest trading partner after the European Union and the US while Hungary is one of the Guest of Honor countries at the China International Import Expo (CIIE). Peter Szijjarto, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, spoke with CGTN to share his thoughts on the CIIE.

2018-11-10 22:53 GMT+8

South Sudan's ambassador to China John Andruga Duku has witnessed huge opportunities for the country at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai.

2018-11-07 14:42 GMT+8

There can be no trade without China, Caique Novis, the superintendent of TV Brasil told CGTN in an exclusive interview, with Brazilian companies looking forward to showing off a wide range of products during the China International Import Expo.

2018-11-05 21:41 GMT+8

Chile's foreign minister Roberto Ampuero has arrived in Shanghai for the first China International Import Expo (CIIE), just days after his South American nation became the latest country to sign on to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). 

2018-11-04 23:09 GMT+8

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China published its Shanghai Position Paper for this year and 2019 on Friday, evaluating the city’s business environment and providing suggestions on how it can improve.

2018-11-03 21:37 GMT+8

The international bank HSBC is ready to do more to facilitate the growth in China's trade. Frank Fang, head of commercial banking of HSBC China, expects China's trade to become more active and significant after the first-ever China International Import Expo (CIIE).

2018-10-29 22:10 GMT+8

Russia is one of the largest participants in the first China International Import Expo (CIIE), which will open in Shanghai on November 5.

2018-10-22 21:04 GMT+8

As one of the German brands that attend the first China International Import Expo (CIIE), Audi is getting well prepared by bringing the new e-tron electric car into the Chinese market. 

2018-10-22 10:58 GMT+8

‍The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia is preparing for the first China International Import Expo (CIIE). As the umbrella organization representing the interests of Russian businesses abroad, it maintains that the strategic partnership between China and Russia is essential.

2018-10-22 20:52 GMT+8

The Norwegian King and Queen's state visit is being accompanied by the largest business delegation ever, at over 300 executives. Twenty-four deals in areas including energy, IT, aviation and electric vehicles were signed Tuesday. That's all part of a shift towards a broader and higher value-added bilateral economic relationship, according to Torbjorn Isaksen, Norway's Minister for Trade and Industry.

2018-10-17 19:28 GMT+8

The Turkish government announced this year it would be expanding its cooperation with China, and the Turkish businesses are eager to tap into the massive market as well. The China International Import Expo (CIIE), to be held in November, is hence seen as a great opportunity by Turkey's leading corporations. 

2018-10-20 13:16 GMT+8

Ireland will be bringing 25 Irish companies to the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai next month. Irish Agriculture Minister Michael Creed said the CIIE offers an ideal opportunity for Irish food exports given the current world trade climate.

2018-10-16 15:57 GMT+8

New Zealand will be officially represented at the China International Import Expo, with two pavilions that will showcase a range of quality products. David Parker, New Zealand’s Minister for Trade and Export Growth, considered the expo an opportunity to send the right message to Chinese consumers. 

2018-10-17 19:02 GMT+8

Director-General of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) said China’s International Import Expo is vital to the world in the face of challenges facing multilateralism. 

2018-04-19 19:09 GMT+8

The 200-day countdown has begun for the first China International Import Expo in Shanghai. It will be held from November 5 to 10.

2018-04-19 22:56 GMT+8

Colonel Sanders' original chicken recipe tastes the same as it did 30 years ago when KFC first came to China. The one change has been the price, which has quadrupled in the three decades. 

2018-10-29 18:38 GMT+8

China has become the world's fastest growing tourism market with emerging consumer power and increasing desire for quality leisure activities. The rise has created huge opportunities for the global tourism industry.

2018-10-02 22:12 GMT+8

Smack dab in the heart of the Republic of Korea (ROK)'s capital Seoul is Myeong-dong, a shopper's paradise hidden in a bustling labyrinth of alleyways.

2018-10-04 18:06 GMT+8

A number of diamond trading companies from the world famous trading hub in Antwerp, Belgium will attend the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai as they try to expand their business in the country.

2018-10-06 15:45 GMT+8

China's booming infant formula market will be one of the key targets for many international food companies attending the China International Import Expo in November.

2018-10-06 12:19 GMT+8

Despite higher costs, new parents in China are often opting for foreign brands when buying products for their baby, choosing the quality and safety of well-known brands 

2018-10-05 16:02 GMT+8

Israeli firms in the fields of robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and medicine will present their products at the China International Import Expo 2018 (CIIE) which kicks off in Shanghai in November.

2018-10-04 20:53 GMT+8

One cup of protein powder every day is an unshakable morning routine for Zhang Lili.

2018-10-04 14:06 GMT+8

The Eastern African country Ethiopia is looking to play an active part in the First China International Import Expo, and hopes the expo in Shanghai this November will help it attract buyers and investors.

2018-10-03 18:15 GMT+8

In a tea-loving country like China, coffee has long faced an uphill battle. A completely imported drink, many Chinese regarded instant coffee as the real deal. But the expansion of chains like Starbucks and independent coffee shops in recent years has created a niche market for coffee lovers, and many Chinese now brew the black aromatic liquid at home.

2018-10-03 14:18 GMT+8

China has become one of Australia's fastest growing export destinations for wine. More importantly, it has become the most valuable market for Australia's winemakers.

2018-09-25 20:20 GMT+8

Several years of rising demand has made China one of the world's largest wine markets. This fascination is particularly strong in the country's southern Guangdong province where some locals even attend classes to experience the rich wine culture. 

2018-10-02 17:50 GMT+8

China is the largest consumer of beef despite lagging domestic production and has long relied on imports. And with a growing demand for premium meat, consumers are getting more opportunities to taste high-quality beef products from around the world. 

2018-10-01 14:33 GMT+8

Ireland will be putting its best foot forward at this year's China International Import Expo with the hope of increasing exports to the country.

2018-10-01 20:36 GMT+8

Although with a population of just around two million, small central Europe country Slovenia is a ski sports giant worthy of the title. And that's not just because of its world-class skiers, but also because of its ski equipment production. Now, a couple of industry leaders from there are preparing to exhibit their products this November in Shanghai at the first China International Import Expo.

2018-08-25 13:34 GMT+8

China's booming infant formula market will be one of the key targets for foreign food companies attending the China International Import Expo in November.

2018-09-21 16:10 GMT+8

Thanks to the huge population and rising purchasing power, China has become the largest market for nearly all products worldwide.

2018-07-28 15:33 GMT+8

Starbucks Coffee has become one of the biggest success stories of an American brand in China.  

2018-07-27 18:37 GMT+8

Over 4,000 media personnel covering the China International Import Expo are getting their caffeine fix thanks to these robotic arms. 

2018-11-04 23:12 GMT+8

Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged Spanish enterprises to make best use of the public platform of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) to win more business opportunities and promote China-Spain economic and trade ties to a new height.

2018-11-29 08:35 GMT+8

The opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) will kick off at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai on Monday. 

2018-11-05 09:10 GMT+8

The China International Import Expo begins, the US votes in pivotal midterm elections, heads of global financial institutions descend on Beijing and Washington reimposes sanctions on Iran's oil exports.  

2018-11-04 15:24 GMT+8

Madagascar is keen to promote its agricultural products at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE), set to begin on Monday.

2018-11-05 00:32 GMT+8

Country pavilions at the first-ever China International Import Expo (CIIE) opened their doors Tuesday morning, including those of Australia and Turkey. Australia's trade minister and the chairman of the Turkey-China Business Council expect growth in trade and investment with China.

2018-11-06 21:49 GMT+8

There's been a rapid growth in demand for luxury goods in China, but foreign brands don't always find it easy to find their feet in this unfamiliar market. Our reporter explains how the international import expo is matching sellers and buyers to meet a growing appetite for high-end brands.

2018-11-10 17:02 GMT+8

China's agricultural produce imports hit new levels in 2017, with the country accounting for 10 percent of the global farm produce trade. 

2018-11-08 12:34 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping inspected an urban operational management center in Pudong New Area in Shanghai on Tuesday and called on efforts to improve the city's management and make the world-class city smarter.

2018-11-07 11:04 GMT+8

Intellectual property (IP) is the core element of promoting innovation and development, and protecting intellectual property rights (IPR) is a key measure to shape a first-class business environment, said Chen Qun, vice mayor of Shanghai at the China International Import Expo (CIIE).

2018-11-06 15:22 GMT+8

At the China International Import Expo's (CIIE) Parallel Session on Trade and Investment, guests discussed and tried to find solutions for boosting international trade and investment, and inject long-term development momentum into global economy. 

2018-11-06 16:42 GMT+8

Government heads made keynote speeches stressing the significance of the expo on facilitating global trade as well as the importance of an open global economy at the CIIE's parallel session on Trade and Investment on Monday.

2018-11-06 15:45 GMT+8

The function of the renminbi (RMB) as a global payment currency has steadily increased and its functions in investment, reserve, and pricing have gradually emerged, said Liu Liange, president of Bank of China (BOC) in a forum at the ongoing China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on Tuesday.

2018-11-06 14:41 GMT+8

‍Several sidebar forums made it a busy first day at the China International Import Expo (CIIE). Domestic and overseas politicians, scholars, and business leaders shared their views on how economic globalization could be carried forward.

2018-11-06 10:20 GMT+8

At the Trade and Innovation sub-forum of the Hongqiao International Economic and Trade Forum, a key part of the first ever China International Import Expo., Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, TerraPower chairman Bill Gates, executive chairman of the Alibaba Group Jack Ma and other renowned people shared their insights on how innovation will further boost trade growth. 

2018-11-06 10:24 GMT+8

Thrilled by what holograms can do in sci-fi movies? 

2018-11-05 23:35 GMT+8

A flight deck demonstrator for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner was set up in the intelligent and high-end equipment pavilion of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai. 

2018-11-05 23:57 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping said China is looking to enhance their strategic partnership under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) while meeting with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite in Shanghai on Monday.

2018-11-05 23:05 GMT+8

China's initiative to expand imports is not a choice of expediency. It is a future oriented step taken to embrace the world and promote common development. That's a message delivered by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the first-ever China International Import Expo (CIIE). And experts believe that expanding imports would be win-win for both China and the global economy.

2018-11-05 22:26 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with foreign entrepreneurs attending the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on Monday.

2018-11-05 17:30 GMT+8

On the occasion of the very first China International Import Expo, two business leaders and economic minds share their views on the expo and President Xi Jinping's keynote speech Monday morning.

2018-11-05 20:05 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping said it's important to strengthen strategic cooperation between the two sides, especially amid rising uncertainties faced by the world, while meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

2018-11-05 19:45 GMT+8

The Hongqiao International Business Media and Think Tank Forum was held Monday at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. President of China Media Group, Shen Haixiong, pointed out that media is duty-bound to provide a healthy environment of public opinion that seeks agreement while reserving differences.

2018-11-05 21:14 GMT+8

China and Singapore concluded their negotiations for the upgrade of the China-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (CSFTA) on Monday.

2018-11-05 20:23 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to further cooperate with Hungary while meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Shanghai on Monday.    

2018-11-05 20:50 GMT+8

China and the Czech Republic have agreed to increase cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), particularly in areas such as transportation, energy, e-commerce and artificial intelligence (AI). 

2018-11-05 20:51 GMT+8